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08 Dec 2021
Tickets are now on sale and the first three acts revealed for Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival’s (SICF) flagship Gala Show at Theatre Severn next summer. Beginning on Thursday 14 July, the 2022 festival will offer performances at several venues throughout Shrewsbury culminating with the Gala Show highlight on the evening of Sunday 17 July. Organisers are determined for the festival to...
03 Dec 2021
A special post box has appeared in the centre of Shrewsbury for children to post their letter to Father Christmas.  The bright red post box has been placed in The Square at Father Christmas’ request by Shrewsbury BID and letter templates are now available from businesses around the town and Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery, or can be downloaded by visiting the Original Shrewsbury website at www....
01 Dec 2021
Musical legend Judy Collins and other international stars are back on the bill for Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2022 after a two-year hiatus forced by the covid pandemic.  The festival has secured much of its original 2020 line-up of overseas artists for next year including the American folk singer songwriter (USA), Galician piper Carlos Núñez (Spain), Juno award winners Blackie and the Rodeo Kings (...
late night Christmas shopping and Winter Warmer Wednesdays at Shrewsbury Market Hall
22 Nov 2021
Shrewsbury Market Hall will sprinkle some festive sparkle in a series of late night shopping and Winter Warmer events in the run up to Christmas. The market, in Claremont Street, will open until 8pm, every Wednesday from November 24 to December 22 for late night Christmas shopping with cafes and bars open up until 7.30pm. Complimentary mulled wine and mince pies will also be served, from 5pm to...
Watercolour painting by Alvaro Castagnet
16 Nov 2021
International Watercolour Masters 2022 16 to 29 May 2022 Lilleshall Hall. Near Newport, Shropshire TF10 9AT The world's elite watercolour Masters together in an exhibition of contemporary watercolour painting at Lilleshall Hall. Over 40 master watercolour artists exhibit together over 14 days and host a programme of demonstrations, lectures and live broadcasts all on the art of watercolour. The...
30 Oct 2021
It was the perfect way to bring the curtain down on 18 years of amateur theatre in Shropshire. Mad Cow Productions had the audience rolling in the aisles at the Walker Theatre at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn with their hilarious production of the West End hit comedy Don’t Dress for Dinner. After entertaining audiences for almost two decades, this is the last show from the talented herd from Mad...
13 Oct 2021
A popular fireworks display will be back with a bang in Shrewsbury this November after a year’s absence due to the pandemic. The charity bonfire and fireworks spectacular will be taking place on Saturday November 6 at the Greenhous West Mid Showground and will feature two displays - the first ideal for younger children, followed by a louder display later in the evening. Last year’s event was...
04 Oct 2021
Tickets are now on sale for Shropshire Drama Company’s forthcoming production of John Godber’s comedy Bouncers at Theatre Severn, which takes place from 03 to 06 November. Set in a night club during the 1980s, Bouncers is a hilarious, fast-moving, raw and physical play about an evening on the town seen from the viewpoint of four men on the door – Lucky Eric, Jedd, Les and Ralph. The men are at...
27 Sep 2021
People are being invited to get comfy and relax in the heart of Shrewsbury as part of a campaign to encourage people into the town on a Sunday.  ‘Sofa Sundays’ will be held throughout October, when a range of comfortable sofas will be set out in The Square for people to enjoy.  The initiative is being organised by Shrewsbury BID (Business Improvement District) and is designed to give people the...
20 Sep 2021
An invitation has gone out for afternoon tea this Saturday at a free LGBT+ community-focused event in Shropshire, where people can find out more about the work of SAND and get some free advice on planning for the future. SAND stands for Safe Ageing No Discrimination and is an organisation campaigning for the rights of older and old LGBT+ people in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. Two of the...
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